- From: Owen Taylor <otaylor redhat com>
- To: Robert Roebling <roebling ruf uni-freiburg de>
- Cc: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: DnD
- Date: 15 Jan 1999 12:30:38 -0500
Robert Roebling <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> do I understand right, that there is no way
> (using the new DnD code) that an application
> would request DnD in a specific format not
> defined as a standard target? The old DnD
> code let you define "image/png" as a possible
> target, the new one only seems to have
> "pixmap" and "user". OK, maybe PNG wouldn´t
> be really useful, but RTF certainly would.
I'm not sure I understand.
The new DND code simply uses strings (X atoms in particular)
to convey target types.
The standard we use for the format of those strings
is MIME types.
So, "image/png" is very much a good type to use.
so would by "application/x-my-cool-spreadsheat-document"
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